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Company: Sparrow Health System
Location: Lansing, MI
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

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Job Opportunity Job ID: 27546 Positions Location: Lansing, MI   Job Description General Purpose of Job:   Description:

Positions Location: Lansing, MI

 

Job Description

General Purpose of Job:  

Responsible for the efficient and effective processing of patients through the practice/clinic. Assists providers in providing quality, compassionate patient care.

Essential Duties:

This job description is intended to cover the minimum essential duties assigned on a regular basis.  Associates may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned by their leader. Leadership has the right to alter or modify the duties of the position.

  • Prepares patient for examination.  Obtains vital signs and chief complaint.  Appropriately documents information obtained.
  • Performs laboratory and diagnostic testing.
  • Answers, screens and triages telephone calls.  Takes accurate messages and distributes to the appropriate personnel within the guidelines of the practice.
  • Schedules tests and referral appointments for patients.
  • Administers oral and injectable medication.  Phones prescriptions to pharmacies.
  • Engages and helps promote patient/family teaching as appropriate; and provides an educational environment for patients and patient families.
  • Maintains practice standards by participating in in-services, committees, etc.  May assist in developing and implementing quality control and practice policies.
  • Inventories, orders and restocks areas as necessary.
  • Maintains and cleans equipment and environmental safety as required.
  •  Provides clerical services as required to maintain an effective practice flow.
Job Requirements General RequirementsNoneWork Experience\u2022 Specialty clinics may require six months specialty experience \u2022 Preferred - Six months work experience in medical office settingEducation\u2022 Graduate from medical assistant program \u2022 High School Diploma or GED Specialized Knowledge and Skills\u2022 Ability to provide care for patients, which is age specific to their physical and safety needs, psychosocial concerns and educational level. \u2022 Necessary visual and auditory acuity required to monitor patient's condition and operate department equipment \u2022 Demonstrates a positive team attitude and has interpersonal skills to effectively and appropriately communicate with clients, their families, providers and co-workers.

Sparrow Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Job Family Clinical Professional/Technical/Allied Health Requirements: Shift Days Degree Type / Education Level High School / GED Experience Level Under 4 Years


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